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Miranda Krogstad • Stam Papadopoulos • Sean Sullivan • Curtis Wolff

July 30, 2014
  Past Dinos that left their campus footprintPDF files may take a moment to load

The history of the Dinos dates back to 1964. Over the course of their collegiate careers, few athletes have left their mark on the Dinos franchise the way these individuals have. The first of this two part series highlights Dinos athletes that dominated during their tenure at the University of Calgary. Part 2 will highlight athletes that have made significant social contributions to society beyond their life as a Dino.

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July 26, 2014
  Protests against invasion of Gaza continue into third weekPDF files may take a moment to load

Protesters outraged over Israel’s invasion of the Gaza strip gathered at city hall on Friday, July 25, for the third week in a row. Organizers estimated that over 1,000 people attended the rally, matching last week’s numbers.

Friday’s protest was the third organized by University of Calgary organization Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) and Calgary based group Justice for Palestinians (JFP).

SPHR president Ala’a Hamdan said this week’s rally was different from previous protests.

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July 25, 2014
  FIBA upholds ban on turbans PDF files may take a moment to load

Referees banned team India players from wearing turbans during matches in the International Basketball Federation’s Asia World Cup (FIBA) this July.

FIBA officials said the Indian players were in violation of article 4.4.2, which states, “Players shall not wear equipment (objects) that may cause injury to other players."

July 25, 2014
  Folk music is about tradition and evolutionPDF files may take a moment to load

The 35th Calgary Folk Music Festival has begun and features an eclectic line up of 76 artists. With a range of genres from indie to afrobeat, electric to experimental, many bands are not what music lovers typically call 'folk music.'

Yet what all the artists at Folk Fest have in common is that their music focuses on something traditional.

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July 25, 2014
  How the flood is still changing Folk FestPDF files may take a moment to load

When last year’s flood submerged Prince’s Island Park, it seemed unlikely that the Calgary Folk Music Festival would happen. However, volunteers rallied to the cause and in just over a month, Folk Fest opened it’s gates and fans descended on the park with their tarps.

“We learned how important we are to the city,” Folk Fest artistic director Kerry Clarke says. “That we mattered. The public and the city and our volunteers really stepped up.”

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July 25, 2014
  Folk Fest photo recap: July 24, 2014PDF files may take a moment to load

Calgary Folk Fest returns to Prince's Island for four days of music. Here's a selection of photos from Day 1.


Image by Sean Sullivan

Image by Sean Sullivan

Image by Sean Sullivan

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